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SBIR/STTR Training

BBCetc offers training classes and webinars on a variety of topics relevant to technology companies and entrepreneurs. These classes can be offered under the auspices of a client or partner organization, or may be scheduled regionally and open to the community. BBCetc consultants also participate on panels and as speakers at conferences and workshops around the country.

The following list of onsite training, short programs and webinars can be tailored for the interests and time available and combined with one-on-one consultations or open office hours. For further information, contact Jayne Berkaw at jayne@bbcetc.com / 734-930-9741.

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Onsite Training

SBIR/STTR 101: Introduction and Overview
Commercialization Planning for SBIR-Stage Companies
SBIR/STTR Proposal Preparation for NIH
Getting Ready for Your Phase II NIH SBIR/STTR Proposal
SBIR/STTR Proposal Preparation - NSF/DOD/DOE/USDA
You've Won Your Award. Now What?

Short Programs

The following programs generally run for approximately one-and-a-half to two hours, making them ideal choices for Lunch & Learn events, break-out sessions, breakfast/lunch meetings, etc.

SBIR/STTR Eligibility and Selecting the Right Agency
Agency Differences & Similarities
Writing a Commercialization Plan
SBIR/STTR for Start Ups: Building a Quality Team
How to Prepare a Budget for Your SBIR/STTR Proposal
What You Need to Know About Government Audits
QuickBooks and Compliance for SBIR/STTR Recipients
NIH RO1 and SBIR/STTR: Not all NIH Grants are Created Equal!
University Participation in SBIR/STTR: From Pre-submission to Post-award
Think Your Company is Too Big for SBIR Funding? Think Again.
Top 10 Dos and Don’ts for Your Phase I NIH Proposal
Top 10 Brilliant Ideas and Stupid Mistakes: Secrets of Phase II NIH Proposal Success
How to Assess Your Clients for SBIR/STTR Funding Benefit From Free R&D Funding? (for support providers)
Formatting and Readability Tips for SBIR/STTR Proposals
Commercialization Planning for SBIR-Stage Companies
SBIR/STTR Granting vs. Contracting Agencies: Determining the Best Fit for Your Technology

Webinars

General SBIR STTR Information

  • ABC’s of the SBIR/STTR: Program Goals, Eligibility: Is it for You?
  • ABC’s of the SBIR/STTR: Selecting the Right Agency
  • SBIR/STTR for Post-Docs and Grad Students
  • University Participation in SBIR/STTR: From Pre-Submission to Post-Award
  • SBIR/STTR Registrations: Getting Ready to Submit Your Proposal
  • Formatting and Readability Tips for SBIR/STTR Proposals
  • Reading the Solicitation and Using it to Write Your Proposal

National Institutes of Health

  • Part 1: Program Specifics and Strategic Planning
  • Part 2: Proposal Preparation Basics
  • Part 3: Developing the Budget
  • Part 4: Forms and Electronic Submission

Department of Defense

  • Part 1: Overview of program and components
  • Part 2: Working with DoD and Speaking Their Language
  • Part 3: Tips on SBIR/STTR Proposal Preparation
  • Part 4: Commercialization Planning
  • Part 5: How to Prepare a Budget for Your DoD SBIR/STTR Proposal
  • Part 6: Pre-award Assurances / When Do I Get the Money?

National Science Foundation

  • Part 1: Overview of program
  • Part 2: Program Details and Planning the Project
  • Part 3: Proposal Preparation Essentials
  • Part 4: Forms, Budgets & Electronic Submission

Department of Energy

  • Part 1: Program Overview
  • Part 2: Program Details and Planning the Project
  • Part 3: Proposal Preparation

NASA

  • Program Details and Planning the Project
  • Proposal Preparation Essentials

U.S. Dept. of Agriculture

  • Agency and Proposal Prep Overview

Grants and Contracts Management

  • Preparing a Budget for Your SBIR/STTR Proposal
  • What You Need to Know About Gov’t Audits
  • QuickBooks & Compliance for SBIR/STTR Awardees

Commercialization Planning

  • Essentials of SBIR/STTR Commercialization Planning
  • Market Analysis
  • Commercialization Strategy